Skip to comments.Pressure mounts on Sadr to end truce
Posted on 02/06/2008 4:56:02 PM PST by Flavius
NAJAF, Iraq (Agencies): Influential members within the movement loyal to Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have told him they do not want his Mehdi Army militia to extend a ceasefire when it expires this month, Sadrs spokesman said on Monday. The US military says the Shiite clerics announcement on Aug. 29 to freeze the activities of the feared Mehdi Army for six months has been vital to cutting violence. A return to hostilities could seriously jeopardise those security gains. Sadr has been gauging the mood among senior figures and five main committees had reported back with their views on the truce, Sadrs spokesman Salah al-Ubaidi, one of the clerics senior officials in the southern holy city of Najaf, told Reuters.
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Can anyone explain to me why Mookie is still breathing? Jeeze....
The insurgency is soooo 2007! You start blowing up markets and doing that little “death squad” routine will only have the Iraqis beheading you.
Because he leads “the feared Mehdi Army”. LOL
Uh...kill him? Problem solved. And, then same for the next little whackamole that pops up...and the next one...and the next one. At some point, they’ll stop popping up.
Lock and Load.
The only pressure I want to see applied to mookie comes from a JDAM pain pill.
Time to thin the herd!
The US Air Force: Doing our part to keep the world’s scum population down, one bomb at a time.
I wonder if Reid, Pelosi, and Mrs. Clinton have anything to do with this.
This guy needs to be surgically removed.
Should have killed him when he holed up in that mosque way back in ‘03.
Mookie...Please, stick your head up out of the ground and shoot your black-cat...Please!
I think (and hope) we’ve got the political spine this time and all we need is a target.
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